Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis (22Ox) is from Austin, Texas. She plans to major in political science. Previously, Davis was the co-editor-in-chief of her high school student paper. Outside of the Wheel, she runs, enjoys watching stand-up comedy and loves playing with her dog Carl.

Kamala Harris Advisory Board Appoints Emory Professor Pearl Dowe

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies Pearl Dowe is one of eight scholars nationwide selected for a five-year position on the Kamala Harris Project advisory board.  The board was created by the University of Southern California (USC) Dornsife Center for Leadership by Women of Color to study the significance of [...]

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Sophomore Advisors to Receive Compensation Next Fall

After Sophomore Advisors (SAs) pushed to receive compensation for increased workloads and COVID-19-related stress last fall, the Office of Residence Life agreed to pay SAs starting in fall 2021. Some current SAs received emails from their complex directors stating that during the 2021-2022 school year, SAs will receive a housing stipend of $3,000 per year, [...]

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Despite Attempts to Reform, Sorority Members Decry Systemic Failures

The racial reckoning sparked by George Floyd’s killing in May 2020 was the tipping point for dozens of Emory Panhellenic Council (EPC) members to drop. Citing discrimination against minority communities, economic barriers and internal resistance to change, former sorority members told the Wheel that last summer’s revelations follow years of “cognitive dissonance” about being part [...]

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Carol Anderson: White Rage Sparked Capitol Attack

Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies Carol Anderson explained how white rage contributed to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol at a panel hosted by the African American Policy Forum (AAPF), a think tank with the purpose of connecting academics, policy makers and activists to confront inequality.   The virtual event on [...]

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Oxford Student Discovers Unpublished William Carlos Williams Manuscript

In early March 2020, when Audrey Ruan (20Ox, 22C) and Assistant Professor of English Sarah Higinbotham arrived at the Yale Beinecke Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts, they never expected to uncover an unpublished manuscript, much less one of famous Modernist poet William Carlos Williams.  Ruan first became interested in archival research after a class [...]

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